“The ecological crisis is a summons to profound interior conversion. Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.”
(Laudato Si’ 217)
Laudato Si’ Week 16 – 24 May 2020 honours the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.” Pope Francis’ invitation to a special five year celebration of Laudato Si’ click here
This week launches a year-long journey of transformation, as we grow through the crisis of the current moment by praying, reflecting, and preparing together for a better world. Laudato Si’ Week website click here
We will put our preparation into action during the Season of Creation this September, when Pope Francis has invited Catholics to pray and act for our common home.
Take the Laudato Si’ Pledge here
The Margaret Aylward centre is delighted to be part of the organising committee for the prestigious event “A Love Letter to the Earth” click here for more information.